Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Grave-robbing cannibals busted–again

Two Pakistani cannibals have just been arrested again after going back at it, police say. The pair were busted for making a curry out of a boy they dug up from his grave.

Search for missing boy Chayson Basinio called off — because he never existed

In an era when people create all manner of fake online identities, a strange case has emerged out of France of a missing child that only ever existed on a Facebook page. French police have called off the search and charged the woman allegedly responsible for the disturbing hoax.

Man charged with hijacking plane was armed with chocolate bar

Antti Oskari Manselius, 23, of Finland is on trial after boarding a Cathay Pacific flight from Amsterdam to Hong Kong, and allegedly attempting to derail the flight to Sochi, Russia — menacingly wielding a Toberlone bar — so he could see the Olympics.

Slideshow: The mugs of summer

Twelve tips for a great summer look (provided you don’t get arrested).

Today in Crime History: ‘Baretta’ Actor Robert Blake Arrested in Wife’s Murder

On April 18, 2002, police arrested actor Robert Blake for the murder of his wife Bonnie Lee Bakley. After a long, sensational trial, Blake was acquitted.

Murder, they blogged

On April 17, 2006, FBI agents found the body of Jamie Rose Bolin, 10, in a plastic tub in the bedroom of Kevin Ray Underwood — along with skewers and meat tenderizer. Underwood it seemed had made the move to bridge the gap between blogging about acts of cannibalism and performing them. A look at this case and others involving killers who blogged.

VIDEO: What to do in case of animal attack

An informative video posted in time for the warm weather, known to draw many humans to the great outdoors and many animals to human habitations, as in the recent case of a Florida woman, who was attacked by hungry bears in her own garage. When dealing with angry or possibly rabid animals, rest assured: None of this advice may actually work.

School district apologizes for anti-bullying flyer

The public school system in Lincoln, Nebraska, has publicly apologized for the content of the following anti-bullying flyer that was sent home with fifth graders from the Zeman Elementary School in time for Easter. The nine item flyer on “turning bullies into buddies” contains breathtakingly bad advice like “Do not tell on bullies” — because bullies hate that, don’t ya know.

13 suspicious porn star deaths

For most people, the world of sex takes place behind closed doors. The adult entertainment industry acts as a peephole where one can get a tantalizing glimpse of that secretive space. But the production of pornography, part of the underbelly of society, remains in the shadows — the perfect place for conspiracies to grow. Are the many untimely and suspicious deaths of porn stars simply an occupational hazard or is something more sinister at work?

Today in Crime History: The Virginia Tech Massacre

On April 16, 2007, between 9:30 and 10 a.m., Cho Seung-Hui opened fire in a dorm and then a classroom at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, killing at least 30 people in the deadliest shooting rampage by a single gunman in U.S. history.

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